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Local governing bodies: FAQs
This article addresses FAQs about local governing bodies (LGBs). It includes information on the election and appointment of local governors of multi-academy trusts (MATs), whether the chair of the MAT board can be the chair of an LGB, and associate members of LGBs.
- What are members of local governing bodies called?
- Do governors' terms of office 'reset' on becoming local governors?
- Can trustees appoint parent local governors?
- Staff local governors: role and appointment
- Can a staff member be made an ex-officio member of the LGB?
- Can trustees also be local governors?
- Can the chair of trustees also chair LGBs?
- Can MAT central staff sit on the LGB?
- Can the clerk of one LGB be a local governor on another LGB in the same MAT?
- Does the 'LA-influenced' restriction apply to LGBs?
- Can LGBs appoint associate members?
- Do alternative provision academies in a MAT have LGBs?
- Can LGBs meet when the MAT board is no longer quorate?
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